• Posted: July 2, 2020
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  • Word Count: 266 words
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Three New Mathematical Cross Stitch Patterns

As I say in my bio, I have a mathematical muse. It seems that every few months that I get new ideas for mathematical patterns. I always want to share these new mathematical cross stitch patterns with others. Maths dovetails with so many interesting crafts like knitting, origami, or art. Do you have a favorite […]

  • Posted: June 30, 2020
  • Time to Read: 3 minutes
  • Word Count: 765 words
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When is Math not Math?

I sometimes think of mathematics as a language. This notion of the right brain and left brain is a false dichotomy. Cognitive psychology sees processes in our mind as a series of systems that work together. We see this in math anxiety where panic impairs working memory. This is why mathematics is so difficult to […]

  • Posted: June 11, 2020
  • Time to Read: 8 minutes
  • Word Count: 1708 words
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I Wanted to Write about My Depression but I Was Too Depressed to Write

I had a medical scare that sent me to the ER. They suspected that I was having Transient ischemic attacks (TIA). This required that they look at my brain and they performed both a CT scan and MRI. I’ve never had an MRI before and they asked if I was claustrophobic. That is when I […]

  • Posted: April 1, 2020
  • Time to Read: 9 minutes
  • Word Count: 1802 words
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15 Creative Mathematical Cross Stitch Patterns for Science Communication and Math Enthusiasts

One of the ways that I self-care is to design mathematical cross stitch patterns. The circumstances we are currently in require that we stay at home and social distance. It is a stressful and uncertain time all around the world. I have an anxiety disorder and depression and staying indoors it is easy to ruminate […]

  • Posted: March 14, 2020
  • Time to Read: 1 minute
  • Word Count: 264 words
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Celebrating Pi(π) Day (Mathematical Cross Stitch)

I recently made a decision in time for Pi(π) Day! I am going to make all my mathematical cross stitch patterns free for download. All except my Pride Flage Euler Identity patterns. I am reserving them for my Etsy shop. That was always my intention to sell those items for people like me who want […]